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Quick Guide on Getting Married in France

Posted on 11. Jan, 2012 by .

Serious and informative post warning! You have met your perfect match and plan on getting married in France? While it seems like a tortuous and awfully long process, thanks to the reputation of French bureaucracy, it is really not that bad if you take a minute to gather everything. Let’s take a closer look. Where [...]

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The Not-So-Shiny Side of Being a Consultant’s Wife

The Not-So-Shiny Side of Being a Consultant’s Wife

Posted on 07. Oct, 2011 by .

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Being a consultant wife - it has a nice ring to it, and it does sound very glamourous from the outside. International travel, fat paychecks, big-name corporations. In more than one way, it is very enjoyable. But sometimes, when I dare to look at the other side of the medal, I find myself longing for [...]

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Why Solo Travel Doesn’t Work For Me

Posted on 30. Jun, 2011 by .

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There are many different ways to travel. High class, in couples, backpack, tour groups, WOOFing, you name it. And then there’s solo travel. It wasn’t something I was familiar with. I had never embarked on a solo journey before, but with all the different travel blogs writing on this sole subject, I figured I could give [...]

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Long Distance Relationships - How Do You Work It Out?

Posted on 25. Apr, 2011 by .

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What’s up with relationship advice on a travel blog, you ask? The two subjects are not as far apart as they may seem. Let me tell you a story first. On a freezing February morning,  an innocent email flipped my life around.  “It’s on. I’m leaving Saturday. Talk to you later”.  My fiancé was crossing [...]

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The Challenges of Being a Couple Abroad

The Challenges of Being a Couple Abroad

Posted on 03. Jan, 2011 by .

I often say that I couldn’t have made it to Europe without my boyfriend. Moving there had been such a hassle that many times, I wanted to simply drop the project and curl up under my covers. But we were a team. My defeat implied his defeat. Although many things have not gone the way [...]

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